Santa Claus at Castello di Lunghezza in Rome

If you're visiting Rome this holiday season with your children and are looking for a fun Christmas-themed activity to enjoy, head to Castello di Lunghezza in the city, which has been turned into a replica of Santa's imagined house!

Castello di Lunghezza is a historic manor that is known for its enchanting architecture, but the atmosphere this holiday season is particularly magical with the arrival of Santa's House, which is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11th November until 26th December.

casa-babbo-natale-castello-lunghezza-.jpgAttractions in Santa's House at the castle, include:

  • A snow fairy in a magical white dress
  • Santa's sleigh
  • A toy factory and Santa's Elves
  • A post office, where children can write a letter and deliver it to Santa Claus
  • Santa's room
  • Santa Claus in the Throne Room - a splendid reconstruction of Santa's abode!
  • The private quarters of Santa Claus and his elves

There is also an enjoyable entertainment park, with activities for children of a range of ages, including:

  • The Pavilion of Letters, where children can write letters to Santa Claus and interact with playful elves
  • The House of the Elves
  • Santa Claus' Winter Garden
  • The Wonderland Stage
  • A fun dance area

Santa's House at Castello di Lunghezza is sure to be a very popular attraction for families visiting Rome and a wonderful way to treat the children this holiday season. If you're visiting Rome over Christmas, don't miss out!


Opening times

The Grotto will be open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11th November until 22nd December, and will be open daily between 23rd and 26th December. The house opens at 9 am and last entrance is at 6 pm (5 pm on Fridays). We recommend that you allow at least 30 minutes for queuing as the event is likely to be popular.


Tickets & further information

This is a ticketed event and so you must buy a ticket and reserve a visiting time before attending the event. Tickets are available online: For more information, please visit:


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